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Banksia ‘Giant Candles’

‘Giant Candles’ Banksia

Typical mature height: to 5m

Useful in: streetscapes, as display  

Sites for best growth: all well-drained, in full sun

Calodendrum capense

Cape Chestnut

Typical mature height: 10m

Useful in: Parks, reserves, streetscapes

Sites for best growth: Well drained soils, access to some summer water

Ceanothus arboreus ‘Trewithen Blue’

Trewithen Blue Island Ceanothus

Typical mature height: 5m

Useful in: Parks and reserves and possibly some street plantings 

Sites for best growth: Best with well-drained sites

Ceratonia siliqua

Carob or St John’s Bread

Typical mature height: 8-10m

Useful in: background foil, street tree

Sites for best growth: all well drained soils

Cercis chinensis 
‘Avondale’

Avondale Chinese Redbud

Typical mature height: 3m

Useful in: Parks, reserves, small streets.

Sites for best growth: Well drained sites with some irrigation over Summer

Dracaena draco

Dragons Blood Tree

Typical mature height: 8m

Useful in: parks, large avenue plantings, and maritime plantings 

Sites for best growth: significant reflective heat, well drained soils, locations with temperatures above -10C minimum